This wine is produced with Gaglioppo, a native vine from Calabria of probable Greek origin, with a strong presence in the Crotone province or in the Cirò range.
Powerful, elegant and long-lived, Ripe del Falco is an expression of the Ippolito family’s long wine tradition. Selection in the vineyards of the best Gaglioppo grapes, care in the winery and a long wait give us a charming, austere and intriguing wine.
About 20 days on the skins.
2 years in barrels and then for a long time in stainless steel tanks; released after 10 years at least.
Alcohol content: 15 % vol.
Ruby red color with garnet hues due to the wise ageing; perfumes of great complexity and intensity, dried rose petals in color, hints of wild berries, licorice, leather, tobacco, spices; the taste is intense, warm, savory, very fine tannins, and a very persistent final.
Excellent with braised meat, game, and seasoned cheese.
Serving temperature 18°C